Stephanie Carpenter
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Stephanie Carpenter is a letterpress printer, graphic designer, and book artist. She is the Assistant Director at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. In her role at the museum she teaches letterpress and bookmaking workshops, serves as archivist and in-house printer, directs social media, works with volunteers, and arranges and organizes events and conferences. She received a BA in Communication Arts and Graphic Design from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, IN, and an MFA in Graphic Design from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Stephanie spends her days working with the passionate people at the museum and her evenings creating her personal art in the form of broadsides, cards, and books. She enjoys the tactile nature of letterpress printing and continues to explore her own art working with hand set wood and metal type, hand carved blocks, and vintage imagery. Stephanie has always enjoyed the rhythms that come with traditional methods, like darkroom photography and letterpress printing.